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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1895. COMMISSIONER'S MEETING. Important Action of the Itonrd of County CommlHHioiiors Yesterday. The board of county commissioners met last Monday afternoon, and, after some regular routine business, adjourned until yesterday morning at 9 o'clock. The full board was present. At the session yesterday morning Dis trict Attorney Harllee filed his opinion as to the manner in which the taxes of last year collected on account of the cur rent expense fund should be used. This opinion was asked for by the lward at its last meeting. The commissioners have been using the funds collected and turned over by the collector into the current expense fund to pay claims against the county in the order of their allowance, although the question as to the legality of such ac tion had been raised a number of times within the past three years. The laws of 1889 provide that taxes levied in any year for the payment of the current expenses of a county shall be used in paying the current expense of tlie year following. This law was passed in order to provide a fund for the pay ment of the current expenses of the dif ferent counties of the territory, and in order to provide funds for the year 1889 the various counties were permitted to issue current expense bonds. Grant county issued and sold $27,000 in these bonds and the taxes of 1889 were applied to the current expenses of the year 1890, but it was soon found that the current expenses of the coun ty amounted to more than the taxes collected for that purpose and the conse quence was that the county ran behind. The commissioners applied the taxes as collected to the claims against the county as they accrued and has-e been doing so until now. District Attorney Harllee advised the board that the law was perfectly plain on the subject and that the board had no right to ap ply the taxes levied last year for cur rent expenses of this year to anything but the current expenses of this year and an order to that effect was drawn up and adopted. About $3,000 are now in the current expense fund of this county which will be paid out on claims arising this year against the county. Under the law in effect prior to the first of this year this amount would have paid the current ex penses of the county about two months, but as the expense of feeding the prison ers in the county jail, which is the great est, item of county expense, is but one third' of the amount allowed before the new law went into effect, it is thought that the amount on hand will run the county about four months, meanwhile taxes wiil Ik- coming in and the fund will le replenished. It will be a great source of satisfaction to people who have claims against the county this year to know that they can get the cash instead of having to wait an indefinite period for their pay. Claims outstanding prior to the first of January will be paid as the delinquent taxes come in. These claims amount to a large sum but if the delinquent taxes could all be collected every claim now outstanding against the county could be paid. IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN. A Hlghty Interesting Serial In Two Parts, Part I. Florida county is a fact. All h 1 can't prevent it. Editorial in Deniing Headlight, Tuesday, January 28, 1895. Part II. Sa.vta Fk, 5 p. m. At three o'clock tins anernoon the House ueciueu Dy a vote of 12 to 10 on A. L. Christy's motion not to take up or consider any more county bills this session, except by a by a two-thirds vote. 1 lie action was cinched by the same vote. Double leaded Santa Fe special in the Deniing Headlight, Friday, February 1, 1895. AY. F. Lorenz was out driving last Sunday with his mother and as they were coming down the hill on the other side of Central the strap which held the neck yoke broke, letting tlie tongue down. Tlie horses became frightened and ran about 200 yards, smashing the rig up generally. Mrs. Lorenz had wrist sprained and was bruised consider ably. She was taken to the residence of Mrs. Murray at Central where Mr. Lo renz and his mother remained overnight, Mr. Lorenz brought the rig in Monday morning nut Mrs. Lorenz remained at Central. PulillHlicm Regular Subscription Prices on Leading Dailies are as follows per month : St. Louis Daily Globe Democrat 85c, St. Louis Daily Republic 6 St. Louis Daily Post Dispatch 40c San rrancisco Daily Chronicle 65e. San Francisco Daily Examiner 65c Loa Angeles Daily Times 85c, We can also save you aliout twenty five per cent, on all magazine periodicals and weekly papers. Nolan's, 25-tf. Opposite Fostollice. Curd of Thanks. The Sisters of St. Joseph's hospital tender their sincere thanks to Mr. Aaron Schutz for his generous donation of fiftv dollars, and also to all those who have given their votes for same institution, Mrs. Creseencia 15. Watts, wife of A K. W atts died in this city yesterday morning, aged 45 years. The funeral ! will take place at the residence at 2 ! o'clock this afternoon. Mrs. Watts had I a paralytic stroke last Thursday after I noon from which she never rallied. Sunday School Concert. A concert was given at the Methodist church last Sunday evening under the direction of the pastor. The church was crowded and the service was one of the best ever held there. Following is the programme. 1. Instrumental voluntary by the orchestra. Salutation by the pastor. 3. Invocation. The Gloria, by choir, congregation and orchertra. Prayer by the pastor. 6. Responsive scripture service: (23rd Psalm.) 7. Anthem, "Shepherd - of Israel" (Hymn) by the choir, supported by the orchestra. 8. Recitation, "My White Rose," by Miss Pearl Childers. Anthem, "The God of Israel," (Ros sini,) choir and orchestra. 10. Speech by Edmondson Link. 11. Recitation, "Dolly and I," by Mary Whitehill. 12. Instrumental Interlude bv the orchestra. 13. Recitation, "Dasies," by Josie AVelty. I I. Recitation, "Little by Little.", by Dean Alexander. 15. Pilgrim Chorus, "From afar Gra cious God," (Verdi), by the choir and orchestra. 16. Song, "Fly Away Pretty Moth," by Deane Clayton. 17. Recitation, "Dollars and Dimes," by Harold Link. 18. Song, "A Wonderful House have I," by Gussie Rodgers. 19. Recitation, "The liurial of Moses," bv Miss Pearl Dotson. 20. Grand Chorus,"Strike the Cymbal" (Pucitta,)choir and orchestra. 21. Recitation, "A Little Pilgrim," by Bella Gaddis. 22. Male Chorus "Only Remembered," by Messrs. Wallace, Laisure, Fitch, Marriott and Oakes. 23. Congregational singing, Hymn No. 567, choir, congregation and orchestra. 24. Closing prayer for the children. 25. Benediction. Orchestra: Essie Abraham, Maude Knuckev, Lillian Clayton, Earnest Oakes, J. M. Wallace, Oliver Laizure, A. E. Elliott, AV. S Fitch. Choir: Mrs. C. AV. Marriott, Dee Moore, Addie Clayton, Gertrude Scott, Miss Perry, Pearl Childers, C. AV. Marriott, J. M. AVallace. The New Mexico board of pharmacy will meet at Santa Fe next Monday. AV. C. Porterfeld, of this city, is secre tary of the board. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Fox, of Pinos Altos died last Mon day and was buried h!re yesterday. FLEMING CATTLE CO. Range : Fleming and vicinity. Postoflice : Silver City, N. M.